Flu shots coming to Sask. mid-October despite manufacturing delays


"While some people who get vaccinated do still get sick with the virus during the flu season, there is a growing amount of data showing that vaccination makes the illness less severe".

"Every year flu kills many Washingtonians".

Deciding whether to get the flu vaccination, or whether to have someone that you are responsible for vaccinated can be a tricky decision. Please call (405) 372-8200 for clinic dates and times.

"While there may be less than the full amount of the vaccine available now, we have to remember we don't need all of the vaccine at the start". Flu shots will be offered at no out-of-pocket cost for those who participate.

Helping to prepare the community for another flu season.

The agency aims to have 90 per cent of the supply by the end of the month.

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Although anyone can get the flu, some people are at higher risk of flu-related complications, such as pneumonia, hospitalization and death.

Prof Van-Tam said he does not anticipate any delays in delivery of vaccines for children due to Brexit, and that jabs for the over-65s are "on track to be fully delivered by October 31".

The last two flu seasons were hard in the U.S. The 2017-2018 season was the deadliest in four decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control, with almost 80,000 deaths. Signs of this condition include weakness, numbness, and tingling, and if left untreated, it can eventually cause paralysis.

Deciding whether to get or not get the flu vaccine is up to the individual.

Record numbers of NHS staff - nearly three-quarters of a million or 70.3% of frontline workers - took up their workplace jab past year.

He said it takes about two weeks for the body to build up immunity after the vaccine is administered, and that if a person came down with the flu after receiving the vaccine, it was because they either had been exposed before getting the shot or shortly afterward. Flu can be especially serious in seniors, young children, pregnant women, and people with conditions like asthma and diabetes.